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JCB 540/170 LOADALL Brakes problem. The brakes are locking

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JCB 540/170 LOADALL Brakes problem. The brakes are locking after 15 minutes use of the equipment.
What is causing this? What needs to be replaced?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Construction and Road Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

The brake valve is not releasing the pressure fully after applying the brakes, it has to move back to a release port, the port is not being fully exposed. If you check the brakes you will find brake pressure at the bleeders. It can be as simple as the brake pedal not fully returning from rust or debris, or the valve linkage may need adjustment. but problem is at the brake valve/master cylinder.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

I see question is still open. Did you see my reply?

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